10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNENTERTAINING»
Discover the use of unentertaining
in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to unentertaining
and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
... America, and yet bid defiance to the deadly example of its natives.' — Fearon,
pp. 252, 253. Yet. this. charge. can. hardly. apply. to. the. north-eastern. parts. of.
the. Union. The. following. sample. of. American. vulgarity. is. not. unentertaining
The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature
What pity it is, that excellent paper, and accurate printing, should have been
bestowed upon such an unentertaining medley ! In one place we are told, that
young Worthy was a youth: in another, a father talks of his son's exlinking with a
Tobias George Smollett, 1762
The critical review, or annals of literature
... advertisement pressixed to this poem, that the author had a mind to try is he
could put together those parts os Tasso' s Jerusalem which afsorded him the
most entertainment, and sorm a little poem os them which might not he
The Barrister: or, Strictures on the education proper for ...
unentertaining argument; that the best speakers, in all ages, have illuminated the
prosaic languor of didactic reasoning, with these flashes of borrowed eloquence;
and they have constantly and uniformly, when well introduced, been attended ...
The Phrenological Journal and Miscellany
we heard a person tell a story, in itself so simple, and, when read, so
unentertaining as not to excite any emotion, with such ludicrous effect, that the
inclination to laughter was irresistible. We have heard another tell the same story
without any ...
The Child's Instructor Improved: Consisting of Easy Lessons ...
The books which we first put into the hands of children, are generally dry and
unentertaining.— They are unentertaining to a child, because he cannot
understand them : and if a child does not understand his lesson, he will learn it
with difficulty ...
John Ely, John C. Totten, 1843
A supplement to Johnson's English dictionary: of which the ...
The quality of being unentertaining. Last post I received a very diminutive letter ; it
made excuses for its unentertaining- nefs. Gray's Letters. UNE'NVIOUS. adj. Void
of envy. You too, O Nymphs, and your unenviout aid The rural powers confess.
Eighteenth-century Modernizations from The Canterbury Tales
Lipscomb left out of his near-complete edition "because 1 did not wish to swell
the work with what was dry and unentertaining" (l:xi). Reviewers who comment
on Lipscomb's exclusion of Milter and Reeve do not remark the Parson's absence
A Phraseological English-Latin Dictionary ...
Siccus, aridus ; i e. unentertaining (of a book, &c), aridus, exilis, jejunus,
exsanguis, concisus. — Of an answer, concisus, brevis, breviter. drily (to answer,
&c.). Concise. — To write, &c., exiliter. to dry. Sicco, 1 ; exsicco, arefScio (Lucr.,
Frankly, I found most of them uneducational, unentertaining and generally
lacking in travel motivation. They were uneducational simply because they
showed nothing new. It could be argued that my opinion here is invalid by virtue
of my being ...
American Society of Travel Agents, 1963
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNENTERTAINING»
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'Half a War' concludes trilogy with blood, betrayal and wit: book review
“Half a War” is fast once it gets started, sometimes cruel, but never unentertaining. And while it is a closing chapter for some vendettas, it leaves the door more ... «New York Daily News, Aug 15»
Iredell school board survey sheds light on distrust
... and were accused of, among other things, establishing “a culture of fear and dissent” and turning the board into an “unentertaining and ineffective circus.” ... «Statesville Record & Landmark, Aug 15»
Batman Arkham Knight: A Matter of Family DLC review!
I have played to many DLC that was just filler content, a reused map and a bland unentertaining story but “A Matter of Family” did a good job separating itself ... «moviepilot.com, Jul 15»
If we recreate the mammoth, it will be 99.999 per cent white elephant
The unentertaining fact is that resurrecting animals that died out 65 million years ago is likely to remain far beyond the bounds of possibility for a very long time to ... «Spectator.co.uk, May 15»
The Dub Sack: Grizzlies Swipe 2-1 Series Lead
Memphis expertly executed its unentertaining, grit-and-grind strategy to beat the Warriors for the second straight game. Memphis' celebrated mask-wearing point ... «SFist, May 15»
From March Madness to April Ennui
I won my March Madness pool in 2010 due to my sheer hatred of Duke, and can only assume they will lose in an unentertaining slog against Kentucky. I really ... «Paste Magazine, Apr 15»
The New Minions Trailer Is Adorable And Full Of Spunk
It seemed like a good idea, but infortunately, this format was unentertaining and proved that it was the ensemble nature of the show that was part of its inherent ... «Cinema Blend, Feb 15»
The Most Annoying Person on a Plane: Sir Patrick Stewart
Jimmy Kimmel could have read the list, but that would have been unentertaining and not funny. Instead he had Sir Patrick Stewart act them out. No “Earl Grey tea ... «Washington Free Beacon, Jan 15»
Andrew Marr thinks he's a novelist. I don't
A review of 'Head of State', by Andrew Marr. Fantastical, cumbersome and unentertaining, Marr's debut suggests he should definitely stick to his day job. «Spectator.co.uk, Sep 14»
Entertainment: 5 scenes that will (un)entertain you in this Akshay …
There are innumerable unentertaining scenes, below are the five best of them. **SPOILER ALERT**. 1. Sonu Sood and Prakash Raj's introduction scene-. «India.com, Aug 14»